NFL teams are starting to trim down rosters in advance of free agency and the draft. Here’s who the Rams could part with. Our friends over at Pride of Detroit, the SB Nation community for fans of the Detroit Lions, had a good piece yesterday on three top potential cap casualties they could cut to open up some spending with free agency set to to open on March 9. As Jason Fitzgerald...
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Nikita Whitlock apparently will not return The New York Giants have continued to make some decisions that will help shape the team’s 2017 roster. ESPN is reporting that the Giants have re-signed tight end Will Tye and defensive tackle Robert Thomas, both of whom were exclusive rights free agents. Tye caught 48 passes in 2016. The Giants, who are expected to try and add a tight...
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The Academy Awards have been dishing out Oscars since 1929, and, amid the snubs and surprises, there have been some truly unusual achievements. Weird coincidences, unprecedented success stories, a dog getting nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay... the Oscars never fail to amuse and confound. What follows is a collection of the most notable accomplishments. Some are inspiring, some...
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Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. Miss a previous edition? Find every episode of SEC Country’s daily SpursUp Surveillance recruiting notebook right here. Resetting the numbers With Kyshaun Bryan’s official de-commitment...
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The 2016 NFL season is just around the corner. As such, Sportsnaut will be previewing all 32 teams before the games begin in September. Continuing the series, we remain in the NFC South and take a look at a Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2016 preview. Here we will be discussing a team that is counting on some serious development from second-year quarterback Jameis Winston. Before we look...
The most successful franchises in the NFL build themselves around a core of three to five great players. The rest of the roster can come and go over the years (as evidenced by the New England Patriots), but so long as those few key players remain, that franchise can remain at the top.Because of how the current NFL operates, the very best cores are led by their quarterbacks. This...
With the 2016 NFL Draft complete, EA Sports has given us a first look at the ratings that the rookies will have through the Madden Ultimate Team (MUT). It also gave us a look at how some of these guys will look in their new team’s uniforms. The top five picks obviously have the best ratings. They are all rated 84, and have a “Future Elite” rating of 95. 1. QB Jared Goff (Rams...
The 2011 NFL Draft occurred under strange circumstances. The league was in the midst of a lockout, with the owners and the NFLPA, the players’ union, unable to come to terms on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. That wouldn’t happen until July, lifting the lockout. But the draft still took place, with the first round proving quite fruitful for many teams, in terms of the...
Norcross (Ga.) four-star defensive end Robert Beal just dropped his top seven schools on Twitter. A one-time Notre Dame commit, Beal is looking at several schools in the SEC as well as three other big-name programs. pic.twitter.com/Vdd4mlMmtp — Robertbeal Jr (@robertbeal6) March 22, 2016 Beal is the No. 36 overall player and third-ranked weak-side defensive end in the 2017...
According to both 247 Sports and Rivals, five-star defensive end Robert Beal has decommitted from Notre Dame. Beal, a 2017 recruit, initially committed to play for the Fighting Irish back in early November, but recently began looking at other schools. Beal himself has yet to tweet the news. Beal, according to Rivals, stands at 6-foot-3, 217 pounds. He hails from Norcross, Georgia...
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